ERIC Number: ED441208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Adolescent Diversity in Ethnic, Economic, and Cultural Contexts. Advances in Adolescent Development: An Annual Book Series, Volume 10.
Montemayor, Raymond, Ed.; Adams, Gerald R., Ed; Gullotta, Thomas P., Ed.
This book is designed to summarize, integrate, and evaluate current research on adolescent development. It contains the following chapters: (1) "Paths to Adulthood: Adolescent Diversity in Contemporary America" (Ramond Montemayor); (2) "Competence among Urban Adolescents in Poverty: Multiple Forms, Contexts, and Developmental Processes" (Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Edward Seidman); (3) "Rural Youth: Ecological and Life Course Perspectives" (Lisa J. Crockett, Michael J. Shanahan and Juila Jackson-Newsom); (4) "Growing Up in Appalachia: Ecological Influences on Adolescent Development" (Stephan M. Wilson and Gary W. Peterson); (5) "Indian Adolescence: Opportunity and Challenge" (Fred Beauvais); (6) "Healthy Adjustment in Mexican American and Other Hispanic Adolescents" (Felipe Gonzales Castro, Gina R. Boyer, and Hector G. Balcazar); (7) "Asian American Adoelscents: A Research Review To Dispel the Model Minority Myth" (Frederick T. L. Leong, Ruth K. Chao, and Erin E. Hardin); (8) "Ecological Correlates of the Social and Emotional Adjustment of African American Adolescents" (Ronald D. Taylor, Leanne Jacobson, and Debra Roberts); (9) "Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Studying Minority Adolescents" Michael Cunningham and Margaret Beale Spencer); and (10) "The Variety of Adolescent Experiences" (Raymond Montemayor). A name index and a subject index are provided. (MKA)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Development, Adolescents, American Indians, Asian American Students, Blacks, Context Effect, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Hispanic Americans, Individual Development, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Rural Education, Urban Education
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